Free Press Journal
  • Happy Birthday Chris Gayle: Virender Sehwag wishes West Indian batsman on Twitter

    Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has sent his birthday wishes to West Indies batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle is celebrating his 39th birthday today. Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag are good friends. Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to send his birthday wish to his West Indian friend. Sehwag post read as, “Happy Birthday @henrygayle. May you keep hitting them where the bat is pointing. A man with a big heart, wish you a great

  • Bihar CA suspends son of IPL petitioner for 2 years

    New Delhi : The Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) has handed a two-year suspension to original IPL petitioner Aditya Verma’s son Lakhan Raja for alleged participation in an unsanctioned tournament as well as a corporate tournament, without prior approval.

  • Garry Kirsten is new chief coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore

    Bengaluru : Former India coach Gary Kirsten has been appointed by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as coach and mentor replacing Daniel Vettori, who was sacked due to non-performance of the team in the past few seasons.

  • IPL’s brand value rises 18.87% to $6.3 bn: Duff & Phelps

    Mumbai: The Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen a 18.87 per cent growth in brand valuation at USD 6.3 billion after its 11th season this year, aided by the hike in broadcasting rights fee, according to Duff & Phelps. The IPL was valued at USD 5.3 billion in 2017. Duff & Phelps said that broadcaster Star India, which had bagged the media rights for Rs 16,347.5 crore for a period of five

  • Atherton: IPL has disrupted cricket

    London : The Indian Premier League (IPL) has offered more options and opportunities to younger players but it has also disrupted the game of cricket, feels former England captain Michael Atherton.

  • Salman Khan talks about Arbaaz Khan and when he was summoned for IPL betting scandal

    Last month actor Salman Khan’s brother Arbaaz Khan was summoned by Thane Police for his involvement in the betting case. Arbaaz cooperated with the police and arrived at the police station to record his statement. According to Times Now, in the statement, Arbaaz confessed that betting was his hobby and also linked a bookie named Sonu Jalan to the scandal, the bookie was later arrested by police.

  • Mahi’s daughter Ziva has changed him as a person

    Mumbai : He doesn’t know if the cricketer in him is any different since fatherhood but Mahendra Singh Dhoni says daughter Ziva has certainly changed the person that he is, especially in his attempts to keep her on the “backfoot”.

  • Indian batsmen to face Mujeeb’s Mystery ball

    New Delhi : Afghanistan mystery spinner Mujeeb Zadran says tricks of the trade learnt from Ravichandran Ashwin in the IPL will come in handy during his team’s inaugural Test against India, beginning in Bengaluru from Thursday.

  • Batting down the order in IPL was like quicksand for me, says Dhoni

    Mumbai : Inspirational skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who guided Chennai Super Kings to their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title triumph this year, on Monday said he was determined to bat up the order as coming in the lower half was akin to being in quicksand for him.

  • Buttler credits IPL for success on Test recall

    “Those pressure situations in IPL, playing in front of crowds showed me a lot about where I was at and where I can get to. That gave me a lot of confidence”.

  • Arbaaz confessed to having placed bets earlier, say cops

    Mumbai : Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan (50) recorded his statement before the Thane Anti-Extortion Cell on Saturday afternoon in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scam. He also admitted to the police of losing Rs 2.45 crores in the IPL betting last year. Khan was jointly interrogated along with arrested bookie Sonu Jalan (41) alias Sonu Batla alias Sonu Malad who was arrested on Tuesday from Thane along with four other